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Mark Steel's In Town

BBC Radio 4 stand-up from Britain's lesser-known towns. 49 episodes (8 series), 2009 - 2018. Stars Mark Steel.

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Video Clips

Mark Steel and a dog called Murphy play pool

Whilst out in a pub researching for the show, Mark Steel ended up playing a game of pool with a dog.

From Series 6, Episode 5. Featuring: Mark Steel.

Why is Fleetwood so unlucky?

Mark talks to local historian, Dick Gillingham about the peaks and troughs of the town's history.

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From Series 6, Episode 1. Featuring: Mark Steel, Dick Gillingham.

A cure for all life's ills?

Mark discovers just how useful one of the Fleetwood's principle exports - the trusty Fisherman's Friend - can be... other lozenges are, of course, available.

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From Series 6, Episode 1. Featuring: Mark Steel.

The secret of Tram Sunday? No trams...

Mark Steel gets to grips with transport in the Lancashire town of Fleetwood.

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From Series 6, Episode 1. Featuring: Mark Steel.

Ottery St. Mary

Mark struggles to adjust to the laid-back way of living in Ottery.

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From Series 4, Episode 4. Featuring: Mark Steel.

Mark Steel in Leith

To celebrate the Edinburgh Fringe Festival 2012, Mark Steel visits the Scottish capital's infamous suburb - Leith.

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From Edinburgh. Featuring: Mark Steel.

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